You hereby expressly authorize XPATRIA to delegate if necessary certain tasks (such as financial intermediation, IT services & infrastructure, server location & maintenance and other services) to companies outside Switzerland. This implies that data regarding the Users may be communicated to such companies outside Switzerland. In the context of the delegation of certain tasks as mentioned above, You are hereby informed that certain jurisdictions do not have legislation providing an appropriate level of protection within the meaning of the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection. If the Users’ Personal Data has to be shared with such companies, XPATRIA will request for the Users’ consent.
Data Collection and Use
Users may interact with XPATRIA in a way that requires Personal Data collection. XPATRIA does not collect more data than necessary to achieve the purpose for which this data is collected.
XPATRIA undertakes to comply with the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection and with the European General Data Protection Regulation for the processing of the User’s Personal Data.
XPATRIA collect Personal and Log Data.
The Personal Data We collect depends on the Users interactions with the Site:
Donors: Personal Data collected may include but is not limited to, your name and email. Our payment processor collects also your credit card details and other banking-related information necessary to the processing of donations.
“Apply Now” form for volunteers: Personal Data collected may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, phone number, professional experience, time availability, support field of interest. This Personal Data is collected to help the User when interacting with Us.
“Subscribe to our newsletter” form : Personal Data collected may include, but is not limited to, your email address. This Personal Data is collected to help the User when interacting with Us.
"Contact Us” form, “Apply Now” form for volunteers, “Subscribe to our newsletter” form : Personal Data collected may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, phone number, time availability. This Personal Data is collected to help the User when interacting with Us.
Like many site operators, We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data"). This Log Data include, but is not limited to, information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type and version, the pages of our Site you interact with, the time spent on these pages and other statistics. Our purpose in collecting such data is to optimize Users' experience by better understanding how Users interact with our Site and by analyzing their behavior for statistical purposes.
You must ensure that the data you provide XPATRIA with is correct, truthful and compliant with any applicable laws. If You provide XPATRIA with Personal Data about third parties, you guarantee that you have the right to share this Personal Data and have obtained the consent from these third parties for XPATRIA to process it.
Communication and Access
If You have provided your email address to XPATRIA, we may send You an email to keep You up to date with our work, to inform You about new services or to ask you for feedback. XPATRIA will mostly use its Site for this kind of communication and aims to keep the number of emails sent to a minimum.
The User may have access to its Personal Data any time by accessing its account on the Site and may proceed with any modification.
Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive.
Like many sites, We use "cookies" to collect information.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept cookies, You may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
The security of your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Site – Platform
The Site is a crowdfunding platform allowing project founders (hereinafter referred as the “Project Founders”) to enter into contact with potential donors (hereinafter referred as the “Donors”) interested in donating money in relation to specific projects (hereinafter referred as the “Projects”).
You (as Donor) are immediately charged when You donate money for a Project on the Site.
Responsibility for assigning donations to a completed Project lies entirely with XPATRIA. XPATRIA does not offer any form of refunds to Donors.
XPATRIA charges an amount corresponding to 5% of any amount raised to pay for operational expenses related to performing its activities.
Our payment processors charge 2.9% + CHF 0.30 per successful card charge. These fees may vary slightly based on your location.
XPATRIA and its payment processors will charge their fees before sending the collected funds to the final recipient/s banking account.
XPATRIA reserves the following rights
We have the right to decide who is eligible to use the Site and Services. We can cancel accounts or decline to offer our Services. We can change our eligibility criteria at any time. If our Services are prohibited by law in your location, we reserve the right to revoke your right to use the Site and Services in that location.
We have the right to reject, cancel, interrupt, remove, or suspend any campaign at any time and for any reason. In such case the funds already collected in relation to that campaign (if any) shall be transferred to the relevant recipient/s unless such transfer is prohibited by law.
We have the right to refuse a donation to any campaign, at any time and for any reason.
We are not liable for any damages as a result of any of these actions.
Compensation and liability
Within the limits of applicable law, XPATRIA and its members, employees, officers, ambassadors, volunteers or any other auxiliary persons of XPATRIA shall not be liable, including in the case of negligence, for any damages, losses or liabilities including without limitation, direct or indirect, special, incidental, consequential damages, losses or liabilities, in connection with the use or misuse of the Site and We are relieved of liability for any loss or damage You suffer in relation thereof including in the event of account hacking, User identity spoofing or the User’s reliance on or use or inability to use the information and services on the Site, or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure, even if the User advises XPATRIA of the possibility of such damages, losses or expenses. Furthermore, XPATRIA disclaims all liability for any tampering with the User’s computer system by unauthorized parties.
We are not liable for any damages caused by any auxiliary in accordance with the article 101 al. 2 of the Swiss Code of obligations.
XPATRIA does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy, completeness or timeliness of the information and services or the error-free use of the Site.
XPATRIA does not represent or warrant that the Site will be available or that it will meet the User’s requirements, that access will be uninterrupted, that there will be no delays, failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information, that no viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties will be transmitted or that no damage will occur to the User’s computer system. The User shall be solely responsible for his/her/its adequate protection and back up of data and/or equipment and for undertaking reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses or other destructive properties.
Choice of court
The Courts of Geneva, Switzerland shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising out of or in connection with the Site and its use, be it directly or indirectly, in tort or in contract or for any other cause.
Use of the Site and all the disputes arising directly or indirectly in relation to its use shall be governed by the substantive laws of Switzerland, without reference to its conflicts of law rule.